Fundamental Moral Principles
Why are moral principles necessary?
Should an ethical system be based on one principle or many?
1. The Principle of Goodness or Rightness
1. The Principle of Beneficence Treat others well.
2. The Principle of Nonmaleficence
1) How can a body at constant speed and still be considered to be accelerated?
Acceleration describes the change in velocity. Velocity is described as a vector
quantity; therefore it involves speed and direction, but speed is known as a scal
The flowing of blood through the four chambers of the heart in a single heartbeat
considered to be the cardiac cycle. The cardiac cycle has four phases, ventricular
filling, isovolumetric contraction, ventricular ejection and isovolumetric relaxation.
Emergence of The Modern
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Raising against unjust laws still a raise till today. Throughout history, numerous people
has uphold against unjust laws, two historical figures has changed (although not immediately at
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The problem of piety has a long history in Western philosophy and is first addressed by
Plato in the dialogue Euthyphro. This dialogue takes place just as Socrates arrives at the porch of
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Lit Term Analysis For The Garden-Party
Title: The Garden-Party
Author: Katherine Mansfield
Number of pages: 14
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Moral Relativism There are no absolute values or rules.
Morality is relative to the culture and place it arises in.
Soft Moral Relativism The beliefs of other cultures should be respected.
Hard Moral Relativism Moral truth is relative, human beings det
Alasdair MacIntyre (1929 - )
After Virtue Aristotelian virtue ethics is the most accurate and practical moral theory
MacIntyre is Roman Catholic and was influenced by Augustine and Aquinas.
If one simply does what the virtuous person would do, he/she will
Humanitarian Ethics Thiroux
These 5 principles are general enough to allow for individual freedom while upholding
Applying these diverse principles may help one to make ethical decisions without
being bogged down by the flaws of a particular
Types of Propositions
Statements which are necessarily true.
An animal with a beak and feathers is called a bird.
2. Internal Sense
Statements which reflect subjective experience.
I am not feeling very happy today.
3. External Sense (Empiric
Weaknesses of Moral Absolutism
1. Similar moral principles are not necessarily Absolute or right.
2. While we may have similar needs, emotions, etc., we do not automatically know how to
deal with them.
3. Even if all individuals were to follow a moral cod
Jen ren - one being with others - kindness, beneficence, generosity
properly fulfilling duties to others
the Chinese character for Jen is comprised of symbols for one and others
Cheng-Ming - Rectification of Names - in order to properly organize family an
Kung Fu Tzu Confucius - The Aristotle of the East (551-479 BCE)
worked in government in state of Lu before traveling around in an
attempt to have his ideas adopted by rulers. He did not go to the
emperor because the emperor did not hold any real political
Confucian Virtue Ethics
Ru-Chiao - the School of the Ru - Rujia
the academic elite who served in government alongside the Kings of Shang c. 1700 BCE.
gives Confucianism idea that morality is related to a properly functioning government
and cultivation of
Systems of virtue ethics are rooted in the notion that cultivation of character is the key
to making properly moral choices.
That is, morality should be geared toward becoming like the ideal person.
The model for virtue in Classical (Hellen
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